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|Also Known As:||Benjamin Bernstein||Died:||March 7, 1975|
|Born:||September 12, 1901||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Montreal, Quebec, CA||Profession:||Cast ... comedian actor vaudevillian dancer nightclub owner|
Ben Blue was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Blue kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the comedy "College Holiday" (1936) with Jack Benny, "Artists and Models" (1937) with Jack Benny and the musical "High, Wide, And Handsome" (1937) with Irene Dunne. He also appeared in "Thrill of a Lifetime" (1937), "College Swing" (1938) and the W C Fields musical "The Big Broadcast of 1938" (1938). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the musical "For Me and My Gal" (1942) with Judy Garland, the Red Skelton musical comedy "Panama Hattie" (1942) and "Broadway Rhythm" (1944). He also appeared in "Thousands Cheer" (1944), the Van Johnson musical comedy "Two Girls and a Sailor" (1944) and the Van Johnson remake "Easy to Wed" (1946). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Two Sisters From Boston" (1946) with Kathryn Grayson, the musical "My Wild Irish Rose" (1947) with Dennis Morgan and "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963) with Spencer Tracy. He also appeared in the Carl Reiner comedy adaptation "The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming" (1966), the comedic adaptation "A Guide For the Married Man" (1967) with Walter Matthau and the comedy adaptation "The Busy Body" (1967) with Sid Caesar. Blue last acted in "Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?" (1968) with Doris Day. Blue had two children. Blue passed away in March 1975 at the age of 74.
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